Summer Analyst at Rothschild & Co

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
City of London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Accountancy Banking/Finance

7.7/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

6.5

The Role

Role Description

Financial advisory analyst in the FIG sector team.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Internship made very enjoyable by a range of interesting work and a supportive team.

9/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Junior and senior colleagues generally provided feedback and congratulated me on good work.

8/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Had regular contact with my team leader and buddy who worked hard to make my placement as interesting and enjoyable as possible.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Workload varied week to week but I had the opportunity to communicate with staffer when I had too much / too little work - my feedback was always acted upon.

8/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Given plenty of responsibility and interesting projects. Was asked to stand in for an associate while they were on holiday.

8/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Training at the beginning of the program was useful and helped me especially as I had no accounting background. Improved my time management & teamworking skills during the internship.

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Friendly atmosphere.

8/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Good organisation with regular events organised by HR. Enjoyed the weekly presentations from other teams in the bank.

9/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

Firm gave me a good opportunity to be involved on high profile projects in which it took time to get me up to speed.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
6/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

Offered a job to begin in July 2016.

10/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

People had varying work hours so not so much opportunity for social events.

7/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Expensive cost of living and socialising due to office location. Good amount of shops / restaurants nearby.

7/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Good choice of venues to go for drinks after work.

7/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Limited amount of time for other opportunities, however plenty to do in the surrounding area.

5/10